Near Brushy Prairie in LaGrange County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Lagrange Phalanx
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 44.1966.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
Location. 41° 38.517′ N, 85° 15.9′ W. Marker is near Brushy Prairie, Indiana, in LaGrange County. Marker is on U.S. 20, half a mile east of State Road 3, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lagrange IN 46761, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Milford World War I Monument (approx. 7½ miles away); Gene Stratton-Porter Travel Plaza (approx. 7.9 miles away); James W. Marks Veterans Memorial Gardens (approx. 7.9 miles Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away); Commemorating LaGrange Centennial 1836 - 1936 (approx. 7.9 miles away); LaGrange County Civil War Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away); LaGrange County W. W. II Honor Rolls (approx. 7.9 miles away); LaGrange County Honor Rolls - W. W. I, Korea, and Other Service (approx. 7.9 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is easy to see when approaching from either direction on US 20.
There is a gravel turnout for parking next to the marker on the north side of highway.
Also see . . .
1. Journal of the Indiana House of Representatives. The Lagrange Phalanx is mentioned in the Journal of the Indiana House of Representatives. (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.)
2. History of American Socialisms. The Lagrange Phalanx mentioned in the book "History of American Socialisms". (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.)
Additional keywords. Socialism
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.